Sunday, August 18, 2019

Markets brace for crucial G20 signals

LONDON: Stocks eked out meager gains on Friday before a meeting on trade between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping, capping...

Inside Facebook’s plan to disrupt money

SINGAPORE: Facebook Inc. is hoping that the stars will be aligned favourably when it launches its digital currency, christened Libra, in the first half...

Funding research is essential

FRASER MOONEY With the 2020 presidential race heating up, candidates are condemning gun violence as a “national epidemic” and “public health emergency.” This should come...

China central bank to push lenders to curb mortgages

BEIJING: The People’s Bank of China has asked commercial lenders not to lower the interest rate of home mortgages from the current level in...

After StanChart, Alfalah launches app for biometric verification

LAHORE: After the launch of a biometric verification app by the Standard Chartered Bank earlier this month, another leading bank from the finance sector...

LCCI questions SBP, govt role in dollar surge

LAHORE: Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry has sought a clear policy statement from the government on dollar prices as single-day heavy increase would...

Education startup SABAQ shortlisted for Siemens Foundation’s global award

KARACHI: From a pool of 800 submissions from 86 countries, SABAQ is the only Pakistani startup to be among the 11 finalists for the...

US futures edge higher on trade truce hopes

NEW YORK: U.S. equity futures edged higher on Thursday following a report that the United States and China had agreed to a tentative truce...

Central bankers in a bind as G20 bickers over trade

TOKYO: For decades the United States led the push for lower tariffs worldwide, but President Donald Trump is testing the solidarity of his G20...

Urgency needed to boost Palestinian economy: IMF chief

MANAMA: IMF chief Christine Lagarde said Wednesday that major economic growth was possible in the Palestinian territories if all sides showed urgency, as she...

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